Assassination movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant assassination movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense and intense films and TV shows about / with assassination, deadly, murder, assassin, conspiracy, politics, state affairs, death, corruption and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as assassination: 11.22.63 (2016), Nick of Time (1995), Assassins (1995), Hitman (2007), Killing Lincoln (2013), The Parallax View (1974), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Z (1969), Death of a President (2006), Assassin's Creed (2016).

List of assassination movies

 8.2
 61K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, surveillance, kennedy assassination, murder, escapades, conspiracy, historical event, period piece, time traveler, time ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 50s, year 1963, future
Place: usa, dallas texas
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 6.3
 36K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, politics, accountant, train station, terrorism, murder, one day, assassination plot, psychological torture, mysterious man ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.3
 72K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, assassination, hitman, competition, cia, rescue, police chase, criminal heroes, danger, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, detroit, seattle, west indies ...
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 6.3
 153K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, sniper, one man army, assassination, killer, cia, interpol, secret identity, fist fighting, secret movement, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, moscow russia ...
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Killing Lincoln (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: April 14, 1865. One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing a tyrant, as he charged the 16th President of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: assassination, state affairs, usa president, hitman, obsession, americana, deadly, head of state, conspiracy, murder, civil war, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, virginia, philadelphia ...
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The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, investigation, murder, corruption, political conspiracy, political corruption, neo noir, reporter, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, latin america
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, manhunt, terrorism, military, assassination, torture, espionage, track down, 9/11, explosion, al qaeda, terrorist group ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, poland, langley virginia ...
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 8.2
 21K
Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: assassination, military, politics, political corruption, photojournalist, liberal, protest, government, police, cia, courtroom drama, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
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Death of a President (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictional investigative documentary looks back on the "assassination" of George W. Bush and attempts to answer the question of who committed the murder. Perhaps less morbid and disturbing to watch now than during Bush's presidency, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, politics, secret service, terrorism, sniper, false accusation, map, chases and races, wrongfully committed, special agents, danger, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, near future, year 2007
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, north korea, chicago illinois ...
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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: exciting, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, secret society, time travel, assassin, brotherhood, adventure, imaginary, memory, danger, undercover, changing the past or future, deadly ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history, 2010s, year 1986
Place: spain, texas, london
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 6.4
 275K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, spy, female protagonist, cia, espionage, secret service, chase, assassination, russian, on the run, revenge, agent as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, united states ...
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 7.4
 37K
Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, politics, amateur detective, state affairs, witnessing a crime, hitman, conspiracy, life turned upside down, dishonesty, nobody believes, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, california
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 7.2
 38K
Anthropoid (2016)
Genre: Biography, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: intense, factual, emotional, realistic, clever ...
Plot: assassination, female protagonist, third reich, nazi, assassin, betrayal, friendship between men, suspicion, conspiracy, repression, nazi occupation, brutality ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938, year 1942
Place: prague, germany, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, central europe ...
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 8.0
 130K
JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, cia, kennedy assassination, fighting the system, evidence, political corruption, district attorney, government, legal investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, cuba, vietnam, washington d.c., texas
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 7.6
 197K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, factual, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, assassination, politics, revenge, terrorism, murder, jewish, vengeance, morality, justice, paranoia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany ...
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The Conspirator (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, factual, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, historical character, civil war, assassination, lawyer, president, conspiracy, boarding house, trial, death sentence, legal, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
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 6.4
 14K
Parkland (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, assassination, kennedy assassination, fbi, doctors and patients, state affairs, society, deadly, americana, power relations, secret service, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, california
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 5.9
 27K
The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, investigation, special agents, double agent, crime, ex law enforcer, deadly, hunt down, crimes, espionage, assassin, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, mexico, russia
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, deadly, dishonesty, political conspiracy, society, americana, murder, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963
Place: america, texas, usa, dallas texas
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The Naked Runner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to attend a trade show and show off his invention, taking his 10 year old ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Plot: assassination, spy, undercover, secret agents, deadly, espionage, danger, invention, intelligence, holiday, on the run
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, germany
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Love & Anarchy (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in Fascist Italy before the outbreak of World War II, the story centers on Giannini's character, an anarchist who stays in a brothel while preparing to kill Benito Mussolini. Giannini's character, while preparing to assassinate ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, prostitute, fall in love, chaos and mayhem, sexual relations, love and romance, state affairs, life is a bitch, master and servant, politics, sexual abuse, vengeance ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with the politics. Stalin has sent out an assassin, Frank Jacson. Jacson befriends a young communist and gets an invitation to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: assassination, exile, manhunt, chases and races, state affairs, political conspiracy, on the run, rise and fall, society, political intrigue, leadership, folk hero ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, russia
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 8.0
 10K
Hey Ram (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, based on true events
Plot: assassination, massacre, vengeance, hindu, archaeologist, society, destiny, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, crimes, political unrest, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: pakistan, india, asia, middle east
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 4.3
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Noon Sunday (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Guam, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mercenaries are hired to commit a political assassination.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: assassination, island, crimes, rivalry, leadership, dishonesty, heroes, deadly, danger, intrigue, mercenary, assassin ...
Time: 70s
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 3.9
 194
Megaville (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, national boundaries have been broken down and two giant super-states remain—the bleak, oppressive, and totalitarian "Hemisphere," and the sprawling and futuristic "Megaville." Megaville has an elected president, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, society, smuggler, police officer, dishonesty, deadly, danger, soldier, rivalry, against the odds, law enforcement ...
Time: future
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The President's Last Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On October 26, 1979, President Park Chung-hee, who had ruled South Korea since 1961, was assassinated by his director of intelligence. The film depicts the events of that night…
Style: offbeat, dark humor, serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, politics, president, dishonesty, government agency, head of state, deadly, chief, political unrest, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, political corruption ...
Time: 70s
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 6.1
 987
Doomsday Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Dr Gerald Bull was a genius at designing and building superguns (very large long range guns capable of shooting at ranges more than 100 miles). When an operational plan by the CIA to export sanctioned arms to apartheid-South Africa through him was ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, semi documentary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, military, mossad, saddam hussein, betrayal, undercover, dishonesty, fighting the system, political intrigue, government agency, inventions and discoveries, arms dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, brussels belgium
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Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, anti capitalism, political conspiracy, frame up, politics, cia, sniper, assassin, state affairs, uncover truth, society, investigation ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
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Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: assassination, betrayal, tragic hero, rivalry, state affairs, unfulfillment, right hand man, roman empire, political intrigue, heroes, leadership, political unrest ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe
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Rabbit on the Moon (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though around them a criminal world seethes, Julie and Antonio are a young and loving couple with a new baby and a solid, white-collar sense of stability. But when a loose social connection suddenly ties them to a major political assassination, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, political corruption, murder, pub, law enforcement, uncover truth, crime, babies and infants, state affairs, crimes, computers and web, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico city, mexico
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